Adjusting Policies and Procedures for the Dead Consumer

Section 1692a(3) defines a consumer as any natural person obligated or allegedly obligated to pay a consumer debt.   The final debt collection rule interprets the definition of a consumer to include deceased natural consumers, as well. Looking towards a November 30th...

Head of the CFPB Believes Regulator Is Unconstitutionally Structured

The head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau now believes that the financial regulator she leads is unconstitutionally structured, CNBC.com reported. CFPB Director Kathleen Kraninger notified senior lawmakers yesterday that the bureau had determined that the...